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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: Americans for Democratic Action

2007 Positions

State Office District Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate Sr Lisa Murkowski Republican 30%
AK U.S. House At-Large Don Young Republican 30%
AL U.S. Senate Sr Richard Shelby Republican 20%
AL U.S. Senate Jr Jeff Sessions III Republican 10%
AL U.S. House 3 Mike Rogers Republican 20%
AL U.S. House 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 20%
AL U.S. House 6 Spencer Bachus Republican 10%
AR U.S. Senate Sr Mark Pryor Democratic 70%
AR U.S. Senate Jr John Boozman Republican 15%
AZ U.S. Senate Sr John McCain III Republican 10%
AZ U.S. Senate Jr Jeff Flake Republican 5%
AZ U.S. House 3 Raúl Grijalva Democratic 100%
AZ U.S. House 7 Ed Pastor Democratic 95%
AZ U.S. House 8 Trent Franks Republican 0%
CA U.S. Senate Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 90%
CA U.S. Senate Jr Barbara Boxer Democratic 80%
CA U.S. House 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 90%
CA U.S. House 6 Doris Matsui Democratic 95%
CA U.S. House 9 Jerry McNerney Democratic 95%
CA U.S. House 11 George Miller Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 90%
CA U.S. House 16 Jim Costa Democratic 90%
CA U.S. House 17 Mike Honda Democratic 95%
CA U.S. House 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 95%
CA U.S. House 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 95%
CA U.S. House 20 Sam Farr Democratic 95%
CA U.S. House 22 Devin Nunes Republican 5%
CA U.S. House 23 Kevin McCarthy Republican 5%
CA U.S. House 24 Lois Capps Democratic 95%
CA U.S. House 25 Buck McKeon Republican 10%
CA U.S. House 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 95%
CA U.S. House 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 31 Gary Miller Republican 0%
CA U.S. House 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 33 Henry Waxman Democratic 90%
CA U.S. House 34 Xavier Becerra Democratic 95%
CA U.S. House 38 Linda Sánchez Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 39 Ed Royce Republican 0%
CA U.S. House 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 42 Ken Calvert Republican 15%
CA U.S. House 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 85%
CA U.S. House 45 John Campbell III Republican 10%
CA U.S. House 46 Loretta Sanchez Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 48 Dana Rohrabacher Republican 5%
CA U.S. House 49 Darrell Issa Republican 20%
CA U.S. House 53 Susan Davis Democratic 90%
CO U.S. Senate Sr Mark Udall Democratic 90%
CO U.S. House 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 90%
CO U.S. House 5 Doug Lamborn Republican 0%
CO U.S. House 7 Ed Perlmutter Democratic 95%
CO Commissioner of Agriculture John Salazar No Party Affiliation 90%
CT U.S. Senate Jr Chris Murphy Democratic 100%
CT U.S. House 1 John Larson Democratic 95%
CT U.S. House 2 Joe Courtney Democratic 100%
CT U.S. House 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 100%
DE U.S. Senate Sr Tom Carper Democratic 85%
FL U.S. Senate Sr Bill Nelson, Sr. Democratic 90%
FL U.S. House 1 Jeff Miller Republican 10%
FL U.S. House 4 Ander Crenshaw Republican 15%
FL U.S. House 5 Corrine Brown Democratic 90%
FL U.S. House 7 John Mica Republican 5%
FL U.S. House 12 Gus Bilirakis Republican 20%
FL U.S. House 14 Kathy Castor Democratic 95%
FL U.S. House 16 Vern Buchanan Republican 35%
FL U.S. House 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. Democratic 90%
FL U.S. House 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic 90%
FL U.S. House 25 Mario Diaz-Balart Republican 25%
FL U.S. House 27 Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Republican 25%
FL Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services Adam Putnam Republican 10%
GA U.S. Senate Sr Saxby Chambliss Republican 10%
GA U.S. Senate Jr Johnny Isakson Republican 10%
GA U.S. House 1 Jack Kingston Republican 10%
GA U.S. House 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 90%
GA U.S. House 3 Lynn Westmoreland Republican 0%
GA U.S. House 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. Democratic 100%
GA U.S. House 5 John Lewis Democratic 85%
GA U.S. House 6 Tom Price Republican 0%
GA U.S. House 10 Paul Broun Republican 0%
GA U.S. House 11 Phil Gingrey Republican 0%
GA U.S. House 12 John Barrow Democratic 70%
GA U.S. House 13 David Scott Democratic 90%
GA Governor Nathan Deal Republican 0%
HI U.S. Senate Jr Mazie Hirono Democratic 100%
HI Governor Neil Abercrombie Democratic 100%
IA U.S. Senate Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 30%
IA U.S. Senate Jr Tom Harkin Democratic 95%
IA U.S. House 1 Bruce Braley Democratic 90%
IA U.S. House 2 Dave Loebsack Democratic 95%
IA U.S. House 3 Tom Latham Republican 20%
IA U.S. House 4 Steve King Republican 0%
ID U.S. Senate Sr Mike Crapo Republican 15%
ID U.S. House 2 Mike Simpson Republican 20%
IL U.S. Senate Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 95%
IL U.S. Senate Jr Mark Kirk Republican 40%
IL U.S. House 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 100%
IL U.S. House 3 Daniel Lipinski Democratic 85%
IL U.S. House 4 Luis Gutierrez Democratic 100%
IL U.S. House 6 Peter Roskam Republican 10%
IL U.S. House 7 Danny Davis Democratic 90%
IL U.S. House 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 100%
IL U.S. House 15 John Shimkus Republican 15%
IL Mayor At-Large Rahm Emanuel Democratic 95%
IN U.S. Senate Jr Joe Donnelly, Sr. Democratic 85%
IN U.S. House 1 Pete Visclosky Democratic 100%
IN Governor Mike Pence Republican 5%
KS U.S. Senate Sr Pat Roberts Republican 20%
KS U.S. Senate Jr Jerry Moran Republican 30%
KS Governor Sam Brownback Republican 5%
KY U.S. Senate Sr Mitch McConnell Republican 10%
KY U.S. House 1 Ed Whitfield Republican 25%
KY U.S. House 3 John Yarmuth Democratic 100%
KY U.S. House 5 Hal Rogers Republican 10%
LA U.S. Senate Sr Mary Landrieu Democratic 80%
LA U.S. Senate Jr David Vitter Republican 10%
LA U.S. House 3 Charles Boustany, Jr. Republican 5%
MA U.S. Senate Jr Ed Markey Democratic 100%
MA U.S. House 1 Richard Neal Democratic 95%
MA U.S. House 2 Jim McGovern Democratic 95%
MA U.S. House 6 John Tierney Democratic 100%
MA U.S. House 7 Mike Capuano Democratic 95%
MA U.S. House 8 Stephen Lynch Democratic 90%
MD U.S. Senate Sr Barbara Mikulski Democratic 85%
MD U.S. Senate Jr Ben Cardin Democratic 95%
MD U.S. House 2 Dutch Ruppersberger Democratic 90%
MD U.S. House 3 John Sarbanes Democratic 100%
MD U.S. House 5 Steny Hoyer Democratic 90%
MD U.S. House 7 Elijah Cummings Democratic 100%
MD U.S. House 8 Chris Van Hollen, Jr. Democratic 90%
ME U.S. Senate Sr Susan Collins Republican 55%
ME U.S. House 2 Mike Michaud Democratic 85%
MI U.S. Senate Sr Carl Levin Democratic 95%
MI U.S. Senate Jr Debbie Stabenow Democratic 100%
MI U.S. House 4 Dave Camp Republican 5%
MI U.S. House 6 Fred Upton Republican 40%
MI U.S. House 7 Tim Walberg Republican 0%
MI U.S. House 8 Mike Rogers Republican 5%
MI U.S. House 9 Sandy Levin Democratic 90%
MI U.S. House 10 Candice Miller Republican 30%
MI U.S. House 12 John Dingell Democratic 95%
MI U.S. House 13 John Conyers, Jr. Democratic 95%
MN U.S. Senate Sr Amy Klobuchar Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
MN U.S. House 1 Tim Walz Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
MN U.S. House 2 John Kline Republican 0%
MN U.S. House 4 Betty McCollum Democratic/Farmer/Labor 90%
MN U.S. House 5 Keith Ellison Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
MN U.S. House 6 Michele Bachmann Republican 0%
MN U.S. House 7 Collin Peterson Democratic/Farmer/Labor 85%
MO U.S. Senate Sr Claire McCaskill Democratic 90%
MO U.S. Senate Jr Roy Blunt Republican 10%
MO U.S. House 1 Lacy Clay, Jr. Democratic 95%
MO U.S. House 5 Emanuel Cleaver II Democratic 95%
MO U.S. House 6 Sam Graves Republican 15%
MS U.S. Senate Sr Thad Cochran Republican 15%
MS U.S. Senate Jr Roger Wicker Republican 5%
MS U.S. House 2 Bennie Thompson Democratic 100%
MT U.S. Senate Sr Jon Tester Democratic 95%
NA President Barack Obama II Democratic 75%
NA Vice President Joe Biden, Jr. Democratic 75%
NA U.S. Secretary of Defense Charles Hagel Republican 30%
NA U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry Democratic 90%
NC U.S. Senate Sr Richard Burr Republican 0%
NC U.S. House 1 G.K. Butterfield, Jr. Democratic 95%
NC U.S. House 3 Walter Jones, Jr. Republican 50%
NC U.S. House 4 David Price Democratic 95%
NC U.S. House 5 Virginia Foxx Republican 0%
NC U.S. House 6 Howard Coble Republican 10%
NC U.S. House 7 Mike McIntyre Democratic 85%
NC U.S. House 10 Patrick McHenry Republican 0%
NE U.S. House 1 Jeff Fortenberry Republican 15%
NE U.S. House 2 Lee Terry Republican 10%
NE U.S. House 3 Adrian Smith Republican 10%
NH U.S. House 1 Carol Shea-Porter Democratic 95%
NJ U.S. Senate Sr Bob Menendez Democratic 95%
NJ U.S. House 2 Frank LoBiondo Republican 50%
NJ U.S. House 4 Chris Smith Republican 55%
NJ U.S. House 5 Scott Garrett Republican 0%
NJ U.S. House 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. Democratic 100%
NJ U.S. House 8 Albio Sires Democratic 95%
NJ U.S. House 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. Democratic 95%
NJ U.S. House 11 Rodney Frelinghuysen Republican 30%
NJ U.S. House 12 Rush Holt, Jr. Democratic 90%
NM U.S. Senate Sr Tom Udall Democratic 100%
NM U.S. House 2 Steve Pearce Republican 5%
NV U.S. Senate Sr Harry Reid Democratic 85%
NV U.S. Senate Jr Dean Heller Republican 15%
NY U.S. Senate Sr Chuck Schumer Democratic 90%
NY U.S. Senate Jr Kirsten Gillibrand Democratic 95%
NY U.S. House 1 Tim Bishop Democratic 95%
NY U.S. House 2 Pete King Republican 30%
NY U.S. House 3 Steve Israel Democratic 85%
NY U.S. House 4 Carolyn McCarthy Democratic 90%
NY U.S. House 5 Gregory Meeks Democratic 95%
NY U.S. House 7 Nydia Velázquez Democratic 95%
NY U.S. House 9 Yvette Clarke Democratic 75%
NY U.S. House 10 Jerry Nadler Democratic 95%
NY U.S. House 12 Carolyn Maloney Democratic 90%
NY U.S. House 13 Charlie Rangel Democratic 95%
NY U.S. House 14 Joe Crowley Democratic 95%
NY U.S. House 15 José Serrano Democratic 95%
NY U.S. House 16 Eliot Engel Democratic 80%

How to Interpret these Evaluations

Keep in mind that ratings done by special interest groups often do not represent a non-partisan stance. In addition, some groups select votes that tend to favor members of one political party over another, rather than choosing votes based solely on issues concerns. Nevertheless, they can be invaluable in showing where an incumbent has stood on a series of votes in the past one or two years, especially when ratings by groups on all sides of an issue are compared. Website links, if available, and descriptions of the organizations offering performance evaluations are accessible by clicking on the name of the group.

Most performance evaluations are displayed in a percentage format. However, some organizations present their ratings in the form of a letter grade or endorsement based on voting records, interviews, survey results and/or sources of campaign funding. For consistency and ease in understanding, Project Vote Smart converts all scores into a percentage when possible. Please visit the group's website or call 1-888-VOTESMART for more specific information.

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